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    April 17, 2021 · Essential Oils
    Laundering is dirty business. No, I don’t mean the sort that involves transfers of illegally obtained funds. Picture dirty, used-up clothing going through the magical process that transforms them into bright, sweet-smelling garments that make you look and feel great. Of course, laundering also...
    April 9, 2021 · Essential Oils
    A well-placed wedge of juicy, bright green lime serves to artistically adorn many a refreshing drink, providing that perfect finishing touch for flavor and presentation. Let no one assume, however, that garnish is the ultimate destiny for this little green fruit. And there’s no one better than d...
    March 25, 2021 · Essential Oils
    What can a blossoming orange orchard possibly have to do with the sensational, icy blast of the peppermint leaf? I’m glad you asked, because there’s quite a lot these two forces can accomplish together! Before we hit the highlights of this power combo, it’s a good idea to take a quick look at the...
    March 17, 2021 · Essential Oils
    Tall, perennial lemongrass is a plant often used in Asian cuisine for soups, teas, curries, poultry, beef, and seafood. Its unique flavor combines subtle citrus with a pungent, smoky aroma that is perfectly suited for a host of your favorite dishes. Interestingly, the grass itself (including its...
    March 4, 2021 · Essential Oils
    Prepare to get grounded in the best sense with one of dōTERRA®’s most stalwart and earthy oils, Cedarwood. This warm, woody essential oil comes to us from the southeastern region of the USA. I see you, American fans of goods made in your homeland; you can go ahead and let out a cheer for...
    February 27, 2021 · Essential Oils
    Every once in a while, our favorite essential oil company gives us a big kiss in the form of a Melissa promotion. When your particular market is the lucky one, do yourself a favor and jump on it quickly! Because dōTERRA® Melissa is among the rarest and most expensive oils available and boasts an...
    February 13, 2021 · Essential Oils
    Ah, love. L’amour. Love is patient, love is kind. Love has many definitions, and is a gift to those on whom it is lavished. During this pink- and red- tinted month that pays annual homage to Valentine, an actual man who gave his life for the cause of love in the days of the Roman Empire, there...
    February 8, 2021 · Essential Oils
    Like many other beautiful things in life, mandarins come in colorful shades. If multiple color modifiers in front of the dōTERRA® Mandarin essential oils have left you puzzled in the past, I have good news: the mystery is about to be resolved in your mind once and for all! Red, Yellow, and Green...
    January 23, 2021 · Essential Oils
    Amid all the hubbub of 2020, is it possible that you missed the introduction of dōTERRA®’s new Lemon Eucalyptus oil? If so, you wouldn’t be the only one. This recent addition to the oily family has left even seasoned oilers realizing they somehow missed it. Fresh new Lemon Eucalyptus has...
    January 15, 2021 · Essential Oils
    On the other side of the holidays, are you finding yourself on the other side of ideal health, as well? Whether you sampled a few too many holiday dishes, went back to fill up on your favorites a few too many times, slacked on the exercise, or simply found yourself occupied by all-out combat with...
    January 6, 2021 · Essential Oils
    As you consider how your New Year’s resolution is working out so far, would you believe there’s a powerfully cleansing essential oil that can itself be described as resolute? If you’re unsure just how an essential oil can be resolute, check out this Oxford definition of the words: purposeful,...
    December 23, 2020 · Essential Oils
    If the Christmas season brings one dōTERRA® oil to mind, it’s undoubtedly Frankincense! We’ve become rather accustomed to receiving this timeless, royal oil as a promotional gift from our favorite essential oil company, and for good reason. If you haven’t yet experienced the aroma of Frankincense...
    December 16, 2020 · Essential Oils
    The homemade fir-scented candles we’re about to make can take on a variety of shapes, sizes, and aromas according to the wishes of the creator. How wonderful to be able to make your very own naturally scented candles; you won’t have to wonder where all the fragrances originated or whether it may...
    December 10, 2020 · Essential Oils
    Cardamom’s history is legendary, its popularity spans cultures and millennia, and its best uses are up for debate. Wow, where do we even start? Take a deep breath - preferably with a whiff of dōTERRA® Cardamom, if you already possess a bottle! - as we begin to wrap our minds around how cardamom...
    November 29, 2020 · Essential Oils
    Journey northward to a cold Canadian forest to get to know Black Spruce, a grounding and sweet member of the pine family. Long before the land was known as Canada, Native Americans used the natural gifts of the black spruce tree for its skin cleansing properties, among other things. This powerful...
    November 17, 2020 · Essential Oils
    Could it be there’s a new way to use dōTERRA® essential oils that’s staring you right in the face? We’re about to create a simple way to help you breathe a little easier, on multiple levels! Imagine for a moment your face mask is a personal diffuser made of fabric. Rather than focusing on the...
    November 7, 2020 · Essential Oils
    When we last looked at Litsea, we viewed it from afar with the hope of spotting it within a blend - because that was the only way we could get it! Now, because this exclusive dōTERRA® essential oil is available on its own for a limited time, it’s high time we take a closer look at Litsea. By...
    October 30, 2020 · Essential Oils
    The mere mention of Rose - be it the fragrance, the color, the oil, or the flower itself - is enough to conjure up enchantingly romantic thoughts. Rose in its many forms is globally beloved for its sweetness; and it holds the title of queen among both flowers and essential oils. Fortunately, d...
    October 14, 2020 · Essential Oils
    Ah, the refreshing whiff of a cool drop of dōTERRA® Peppermint. It’s an aroma most everyone is familiar with, since it’s one of the most well-known essential oils; but when’s the last time you got creative with it? Prepare to be inspired, possibly even shocked, by some unexpected recipes...
    October 5, 2020 · Essential Oils
    If you’ve yet to meet warm, woody, and protective dōTERRA® Clove essential oil, now is the time! Clove in its dried form may very likely reside in your kitchen cupboard, adding its hot flavor to a variety of sweet and savory dishes; and if you’ve cooked with it, you know it possesses a powerfully...
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